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How to prepare your living room for summer 2020

Authored by Sarah Parker

With all the pandemonium recently, we decided it would be good to look forward to the Summer when hopefully things will be a lot better in the country. Summer is one of the best times of the year and at the moment with holiday cancellations etc., people only have the Summer to look forward to. So today we’re going to discuss how to maximise your enjoyment of the sunshine from your living room...

Santander to host free event to stop first time buyer misconceptions derailing home ownership dream

Authored by ElaineBleazard

Santander rolls out local in-branch education classes for first time buyers as new research reveals three in five aspiring homeowners think “exchange” is when you hand over keys on moving day and 43 per cent expect to get any fees already paid refunded if a chain collapses

Santander Armada Way welcome would-be first-time buyers in Plymouth on 22 nd February for a 90-minute class to...

Devon’s real housing needs revealed in major new independent report

Authored by sharon goble

Too many homes are being planned for Devon over the next decade, most of them are to be built on greenfield sites, and a staggering two-thirds will be bought by people who have moved into the county. These are the key findings of an independent study, commissioned by the Devon branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England, which exposes the stark truth behind ‘official’ assessments of Devon’...

Woman fined for littering after leaving bins out on wrong day

Authored by News Desk

Put your bins out on the right day and at the right time – or you could be fined for littering.

That’s the message from Plymouth City Council following a successful court case where a Stoke woman was ordered to pay £550 in fines and costs.

The woman was found guilty of littering in her absence by Plymouth magistrates and fined £220, ordered to pay £300 costs as well as a £30...

Rescue team carries off builder's grant aid

Authored by Sarah

Members of a volunteer search and rescue team have been handed £1,000 to help fund vital kit for their state of the art stretcher.

The Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Plymouth has been handed the cash through Persimmon Homes Cornwall’s Community Champions scheme.

Volunteer Simon Applebee explained: “We seek to provide the best service and are continually training with the...

Barratt Homes reinforces position as the UK’s most recommended housebuilder

Authored by Property News

Local housebuilder Barratt Homes has received the maximum 5 star rating in the new Home Builders Federation (HBF) annual New Homes Survey.

The number of stars awarded is based on responses to the question “would you recommend your builder to a friend?” For Barratt to have been awarded 5 stars means that more than 90% of its customers would recommend their homes to a friend.

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DIY a thing of the past for rightsizers opting for flexible and adaptable new-build homes

Authored by Property News

The challenge of finding a home with just the right amount of space and with absolutely no need for DIY is driving many buyers to new-build properties in Plymouth.

Increasingly, newer homes are designed to provide flexible space that fits a wide variety of lifestyles, providing those who may previously have opted to downsize with the luxury of rooms that are perfect suited to their...

The value of UK housing goes beyond £6trillion!

Authored by Sarah Parker

It’s been an interesting year for the UK property market, and as 2018 approaches, the total market value of property in the country has surpassed £6trillion for the first time.

In the past decade the country has seen stock rise by £2trillion, with the vast majority of wealth coming from the South East with the value of homes in London now eclipsing every house in Scotland, Wales and...

High Street Flats Planter Party

Authored by sarah1983

To mark completion of the external works to High Street Flats, completed by Mi-space on behalf of Plymouth Community Homes, a community planting event is being held on Friday 28th April 2017 between 3pm and 5pm, as a final farewell and a thank you to the residents.

The event will be attended by local Councillor Sue McDonald, along with the local residents, Plymouth Community Homes and...

Mini-film promoting rescue dog adoption goes viral

Authored by News Desk

A new mini-film that promotes the adoption of rescue dogs has generated 1.1 million views on Facebook, after dog lovers from across the UK shared the video over 29,000 times.

' When Harry Met Hero ' - created by dog grooming product company HOWND - documents the relationship between a boy and a rescue puppy as they grow up together. It aims to promote the adoption of rescue dogs,...

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